Fayette County

County 911 to get new public safety radio system

Fayette County 911 is continuing its push for innovation with a new public safety radio system. At Thursday night’s meeting, the County Board of Commissioners approved the contract for a new system by E.F. Johnson Company, based on the recommendation of an evaluation committee of personnel from Fayette County 911, Peachtree City Police Department, Tyrone…

County still grappling with non-profit support

Calling it an investment in our community, Commissioner Charles Rousseau asked to reconsider the county’s support of non-profits during the yearly budget, but his pleas were denied. “I view this as an investment in our community and our people, not as simply money,” he said. During budget discussions at last week’s County Board of Commissioners…

County signs off on 2019 budget

There’s likely fine-tuning left to be done, but the county’s 2019 Budget was approved at Thursday night’s Board of Commissioners meeting. Following minor adjustments from the first public hearing, staff presented the revised budget for approval. The budget will have a positive impact of more than $521,000 while maintaining the county’s commitment to balance current…

County honors fight against Alzheimer’s

by Emma Smith At Thursday night’s meeting, the Fayette County Board of Commissioners proclaimed June as Alzheimer’s and Brain Disease Awareness Month in support of the Southern Crescent 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s event. According to the proclamation, Alzheimer’s disease affects 47 million people worldwide, including 5 million people in America, and someone develops Alzheimer’s…

County approves foster program for animal shelter

‪In an effort to expand opportunities for adoptable pets to find homes, the county’s animal shelter received approval for a fostering program at Thursday night’s County Board of Commissioners meeting. ‬ Animal Control Director Jerry Collins presented the policy to the board that would allow for an animal to be taken from the shelter for one day up…

County’s 2019 budget process continues with public hearing

The process of finalizing the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget for Fayette County continued with the first public hearing at Thursday night’s Board of Commissioners meeting. Chief Financial Officer Mary Parrott led the presentation. The general fund balance is expected to see an increase of more than $540,000, and the property tax millage rate rollback will…

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